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Ask Crystal: Housetraining Troubleshooting

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I recently adopted a 5-year-old dog a couple of weeks ago from a shelter. Poor guy…
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Ask Crystal: Scardy Cat 101

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I just adopted a new kitten who is quite fearful. I already have an adult dog who…
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Ask Crystal: Dog Reacts on Walks with Barking

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  My dog goes crazy barking when we take him for walks in the neighborhood and he…

Ask Crystal: Puppy vs Grown Dog

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  We are considering adding a new dog to our household. We aren’t sure if we should…

Ask Crystal: Basic Cues to Help Excited Dog Behavior

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  I recently got a new puppy and overall things are going really great with him.…
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Ask Crystal: Responding to Growling

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, We just adopted a dog a few days ago and we are concerned about some behaviors that…
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Ask Crystal: Not Digging a Digging Dog

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal,  I am getting ready to do some landscaping in my back yard this summer. I am a…

Ask Crystal: One Puppy or Two Puppies Too Many?

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I just adopted a 2-month old puppy that is so energetic and playful. She loves to…

Ask Crystal: Taking a Timid Dog out in Public

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I really enjoying taking my dog out and about around town. I just got a new dog…

Ask Crystal: Pet Care Tips for While You Travel

Welcome to "Ask Crystal," where you can ask your pet behavior questions! You can submit your question for Crystal at the bottom of the page! Dear Crystal, I just adopted a dog from Blue Ridge Humane Society. I have a vacation planned for…